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Judicial Votes Count

Find out how each court fairly and impartially settles disputes and administers the law in your community.

WHAT JUDGES DO

What's At Stake?

In 2022, Ohio voters in all counties will elect judges, including chief justice and two justices of the Supreme Court of Ohio, as well as judges for the Ohio Court of Appeals.

Voters in most counties will elect judges of the county court of common pleas and some will elect county court judges. In all, nearly 170 judges will be elected in 2022.

2022 Deadlines

Voter Registration

Primary Election

April 04, 2022

General Election

October 11, 2022

Voting in Ohio


Elections

Primary Election

May 03, 2022

General Election

November 08, 2022

Polls open Election Days:
6:30AM - 7:30PM

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Judicial Candidates by County

Voters in all Ohio counties will vote for Supreme Court and Courts of Appeals seats in 2022. Local court seats will be on the ballot in most counties as well.

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The Ohio Judicial System

The Ohio Constitution creates three branches of government: the executive (governor), the legislative (Ohio General Assembly), and the judicial (courts).

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What Judges Do

The Ohio Constitution creates three branches of government: the executive (governor), the legislative (Ohio General Assembly), and the judicial (courts).

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Ohio's Court System

The Ohio Constitution creates three branches of government: the executive (governor), the legislative (Ohio General Assembly), and the judicial (courts).

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Voting in Ohio

Voting in Ohio is easier than ever before. All voters may vote by absentee mail-in ballot or by voting in person during early-voting hours.

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Resources

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FAQ

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